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The Cork and Kerry Diabetes and Heart Disease study: a report to the Department of Health and Children and the Southern Health Board.
Department of Health (DoH); Creagh, Don; Neilson, Stuart
The primary aims of the study were: I. To estimate the prevalence of major card iovascular disease (CVD) risk factors, including Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, in the general population of males and females between the ages of 50-69 years. 2. To estimate the proportion of individuals in this age group at high absolute risk of cardiovascular disease events (Heart Attack and Stroke!. defined on the basis of pre-existing cardiovascular disease or as defined by the framingham CVO risk equations [lJ [2]. 3. To assess the perlormance of two widely used Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) risk-scoring charts in this population (The Sheffield Table [3) and The Cardiac Risk Assessor Chart [4]).
Keyword(s): HEALTH SERVICES AND THEIR MANAGEMENT; DIABETES MELLITUS; CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE; STROKE AND TIA
Publication Date:
1997
Type: Report
Peer-Reviewed: Unknown
Language(s): English
Institution: Lenus
Publisher(s): Department of Health and Children and the Southern Health Board.
First Indexed: 2016-04-23 07:04:17 Last Updated: 2017-05-12 06:13:48